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9:25 AM EDT on August 13, 2010

    • Get Comfortable, the Road to a Spill Bill Could Be a Long One (NYT)
    • Poll: Concern About the Environment on the Rise (The Hill)
    • As Global Weirding Mucks With Weather, Greens Push Senators For a Real Climate Bill (HuffPo, NYT)
    • Amtrak On Pace to Break Ridership Record (WVNS)
    • Bill Requires High-Speed Rail Bidders to Reveal Holocaust Involvement (AP)
    • States Get Tougher on Drunk Driving With Ignition Interlocks (WSJ
    • Parsons Brinckerhoff Releases Design Guidelines for Complete Streets (Architecture & Design)
    • Wow, Take a Look at These SF Transit Center Drawings (Inhabit)
    • NRDC Asks: What Does "Smart Growth" Mean to You?
    • Bike-Sharing -- Not This Type -- on the Way in DC (WaPo)

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